Polysiphonia formosa Suhr 1831: 709
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 01 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.